Bible answers Wyoming's O-line prayers

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Laramie, Wyo. - On Early Signing Day, Cowboys signed Latrell Bible - the No. 5 ranked recruit in the state of Minnesota by Rivals.

"He's a big, big boy," said Justin Mesa, Director of Recruiting at the University of Wyoming.

At 6 foot 4, weighing in at 262 pounds, Bible will help re-assemble Cowboys offensive line. Wyoming lost two offensive tackles and one offensive guard in its 2018 senior class.

Bible is not only big, he's quick.

"He's a strong young man, powerful, plays with a great motor, played both ways, was definitely a leader on the team," said Mesa.

In addition to football, Bible competed for his high school track and field team, winning the discus and shot put title his junior year. He's strong and loves to win. Two things Wyoming's head coach, Craig Bohl, loves to see in his players.

"What we also feel like is important to do -and I addressed it in the middle of the year - is to have much more of a competitive nature and guys who are going to finish things off and I think we've identified that," said Bohl.

Something Wyoming's staff identified about Latrell? He has one speed.

"What we initially liked about him when coach [Brent] Vigen saw him out in the spring and identified him early was his ability to come off the ball with quicks," said Mesa.

Vigen and Wyoming's coaching staff were impressed with his tape, but even more impressed with the guy himself.

"We saw his leadership abilities and really feel comfortable with him being one of the leaders on our offensive lines for years to come," Mesa said.